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coprolalia

 [kop″ro-la´le-ah]
compulsive, stereotyped use of obscene language, particularly of words relating to feces; seen in some cases of schizophrenia and Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome.

cop·ro·la·li·a

(kop'rō-lā'lē-ă),
Involuntary utterances of vulgar or obscene words; found in Gilles de la Tourette syndrome.
Synonym(s): coprophrasia
[copro- + G. lalia, talk]

coprolalia

/cop·ro·la·lia/ (-la´le-ah) the compulsive utterance of obscene words, especially words relating to feces.

coprolalia

(kŏp′rə-lā′lē-ə)
n.
The involuntary, often obsessive use of obscene or scatological language that may accompany certain mental disorders, such as Tourette syndrome.

coprolalia

[kop′rōlā′lyə]
Etymology: Gk, kopros, dung, lalein, to babble
the excessive use of obscene language.

coprolalia

Scatologia The use of words, phrases, and 'colorful' language that is regarded as obscene which may be a manifestation of paraphilia or Tourette syndrome. Cf Telephone scatologia.

cop·ro·la·li·a

(kop'rō-lā'lē-ă)
Involuntary utterances of vulgar or obscene words; seen in Tourette syndrome.
[G. copros, filth + G. lalia, talk]

coprolalia

Sustained obscenity of speech.

Coprolalia

The involuntary expression of obscene words or phrases.
Mentioned in: Tourette Syndrome

coprolalia (kop´rōlā´lēə),

n the uncontrollable vocalization of obscene or offensive words.
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Los tics vocales complejos tienen un significado linguistico ya que se trata de palabras, frases, oraciones completas como la ecolalia, coprolalia y palilalia.
It may be a stretch to consider Tourette's a language disorder because it involves several unintended actions, not just coprolalia.
Fenomenos complejos como la coprolalia y la ecopraxia aparecen generalmente en los cinco anos posteriores al inicio del TT.
SIMPLE COMPLEX MOTOR Arm flapping Body jerking Arm jerking Copropraxia Clapping Echopraxia Eye blinking Hitting Eye rolling Hopping Facial contortions Jumping Foot tapping Kicking Grimacing Kissing Hair tossing Pinching Knee knocking Scratching Leg jerking Skipping Lip smacking Smelling things Nose twitching Stepping backwards Shoulder shrugging Throwing things Squinting Twirling in circles Tongue thrusting Walking on toes PHONIC Belching Amplitude variations Clicking (voice) Coughing Animal sounds Grunting Coprolalia Hiccupping Echolalia Hissing "Hello," "Hey," "Wow," etc.
The involuntary cursing, called coprolalia, afflicts fewer than 15 percent of persons with Tourette's.
In his latest book, Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (1999), Wallace describes the Tourettic condition known as coprolalia, or compulsive cursing, except that Wallace's coprolaliac is more bedeviled by slogans than by obscenities.
I freaked out about it one time and called a radio show about it, a doctor on the radio, anonymously, and he diagnosed it as the uncontrolled yelling of involuntary words or phrases, frequently insulting or scatological, which is coprolalia is the official term.
The central figure of this rhetoric is what Abraham and Torok call antimetaphor (131), which in its most dramatic form manifests itself as the "fecalizing" of the lost object: the subject will literally swallow excrement or engage in coprolalia, for example, as a way of saying that the lost object is not filthy or vile, but good, edible, even delectable.
Vocal - Uttering ordinary words or phrases, coprolalia (vocalizing socially unacceptable words), and echolalia (repeating a sound, word, or phrase just heard).
Vocal tics are frequent (Grunting and barking noises and coprolalia (Swear words].
Si la conduccion de Calderon Hinojosa al frente de la masa de gobernados fue la de un sordo que impuso sus pareceres con autoritarismo y cerrazon, el ascenso al podium de Pena Nieto tendra por tonica incultura, intransigencia y banalidad, con las dosis de verborrea y coprolalia con que ha adquirido notoriedad.